Lot 24 of 221:
Leaf printed by William Caxton 1482  

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Original leaf from the Polycronicon, printed by William Caxton in 1482 at Westminster

Higden, Ranulf





40 lines. plus headline, black letter, numerous paragraph markings in red plus rubrications to headlines. 26.4x19.6 cm (10½x7¾").

Leaf printed by England's first printer, from the Polycronicon, a fourteenth century chronicle of universal history and theology, here translated into English. The present leaf treats of St. Augustine, etc.

Lot Amendments

Expected but minor finger soiling and aging, very good.

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